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Testicle lumps and swellings


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If you have a lump in your testicle, a GP will check your testicle for obvious causes and may refer you for an ultrasound scan.

Lumps in the testicles can have many causes, like a build-up of fluid (cyst) or swollen veins. Sometimes they can be a sign of testicular cancer.

Lumps and swellings in the testicles (balls) are not usually caused by anything serious, but you should always get them checked by a GP.

Page last reviewed: 18/07/2023
Next review due: 18/07/2026